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Prince Charles Will Reportedly Cover
Part of Harry and Meghan's Security
Costs after Trump Refuses

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Posted By: konocti95, 4/4/2020 1:27:20 PM

The bombshell decision by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to lay down their royal duties and move to Los Angeles unsurprisingly inflicted some additional security costs, and according to the US president’s recent Twitter rant, he was not about to pay for the couple’s protection in their newly found home. Charles could reportedly cover half of his son Prince Harry’s and his wife Meghan Markle’s security costs in the US, a royal insider told the Daily Mail. The Prince of Wales, who has just recovered from coronavirus, would pay a “private contribution” of up to £2 million ($2,5 million) every year  

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 4/4/2020 1:32:52 PM (No. 368440)
Talk about a snarky headline! Whose kid is Harry anyway? Not President Trump’s… Charles: Not our circus, not our monkeys. Have a nice day.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie 4/4/2020 1:35:45 PM (No. 368444)
Well, duuuh. Why the heck should American citizens be compelled to pay for foreign royalty? Don't care that she's American, she's a private citizen here. Pay yer own.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 4/4/2020 1:36:58 PM (No. 368445)
PS. Three very BIG cheers to our leader for his common sense and standing up for America. We don’t do royalty here. And they are no longer even royalty. We need our $$$ to take care of our own. Now, if we can keep the Dems’s grubby hands out of the taxpayers’ funds….
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JHHolliday 4/4/2020 1:37:19 PM (No. 368447)
It's his son and grandchild. I am sure they need some security and if he is willing to pay for it, fine. It's certainly not the USA's problem.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: learner 4/4/2020 1:37:58 PM (No. 368448)
Substitute 'Trump' for 'American Taxpayers' and the headline would be more accurate and less inflammatory.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tusker 4/4/2020 1:38:29 PM (No. 368450)
One understood that the half-species chocolato said she was not going to come back to the US while Our President is in office? Wonder what changed her entitled half-wit thing that passes as a brain? On the plus side, she’s in LA.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sandbar 4/4/2020 1:42:50 PM (No. 368459)
We quit paying taxes to support foreign royals back in the 70s. The 1700 & 70s. I'm pretty sure it was that declaration thingy that Biden kinda quotes.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 4/4/2020 1:43:14 PM (No. 368460)
The United States has NO obligation to pay for anything these two self absorbed idiots want. Harry is not a diplomat or representative of any government.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Luandir 4/4/2020 1:48:04 PM (No. 368462)
This is a definite problem for Charles. Someday he will be King (God help the Kingdom), and he will have a son, who clearly does not make wise decisions, living it up among the commoners abroad. Harry and his family will be huge terrorism or ransom targets. Security is mandated, but I reiterate that Harry's choice is not the U.S. taxpayers' problem.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DARling 4/4/2020 1:49:38 PM (No. 368463)
Get a four bedroom home with a two car garage somewhere other than California or New York and you'll be set for life with the money you have, ex-royals. Poor daddy has to make such a sacrifice for his own flesh and blood. As if we're supposed to feel sorry for him and his millionaire son and daughter-in-law. I don't think most Americans will be ashamed of our president for not wasting taxpayers' money on those entitled jerks.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MNluxiegal 4/4/2020 1:58:38 PM (No. 368471)
I cannot help but wonder about Prince Harry's conscience [if he has one] regarding his marriage to an unstable, selfish Hollywood 'starlet'. He has abandoned the country of his birth, his royal heritage, his military record and buddies, his family, grandmother, Father and brother plus three little nieces and nephews, and yes, his religious upbringing in the Church of England. It was a broad hint during his wedding that Meghan is married to her black church yet and the new black Hollywood crowd. Will Harry ever again see the inside of an Anglican Church? Will Archie be raised learning only spiritual songs? With Meghan as his wife, it appears that she is calling all the shots and making all the decisions.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/4/2020 2:00:22 PM (No. 368474)
Mr. and Mrs Markle need us; we do NOT need them.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rolltide 4/4/2020 2:01:50 PM (No. 368475)
Charles will be forever hamstringed by Harry over Diana. How can Charles not provide for everything to keep Harry and Meg safe? Not that I agree with it but Harry and Meg have put Charles in a bad position If anything were to happen Charles would be blamed and he would never live it down. Also don’t see such a bright future for Meg since she always seems to put her foot in her mouth. She’s thinking they will be worth billions. We’ll see.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: TXknitter 4/4/2020 2:04:06 PM (No. 368478)
There was never a bit of verification that we were ever asked to pay for their expenses. I was sorry to see Trump jump in and fall prey to the trashy British journalism. What Charles pays for is his business. The British taxpayers have been fine paying for Fergie the freeloader to shack up at Royal Lodge with Andy all these years. There are six buildings on site to accommodate all the staff that keeps that place up and running. I am with you, #1. One has to wonder why the gossips continue on and on about this couple.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bighambone 4/4/2020 2:05:19 PM (No. 368481)
There is no reason why the American taxpayers should be paying for Meghan and Harry’s supposed Security needs. They have the wherewithal through Harry’s Daddy Chuck to pay for that. Since Meghan and Harry are now just private persons living in the USA, they really don’t need any more security then all the other Hollywood related personalities, and the American taxpayers don’t pay for their security.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Daisymay 4/4/2020 2:20:47 PM (No. 368496)
Maybe I'm wrong, but I always thought "financially independent" meant you pay your own Bills! Why should Charles pay part of their expenses?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 4/4/2020 2:24:54 PM (No. 368499)
Well, the kids aren't quite living in Charles' basement but he is still footing the bills. I agree, not exactly financially independent.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 4/4/2020 2:26:41 PM (No. 368500)
Hey govenah! Tough nouggies! Do the American thing - either take care of yourself, or sign up for government cheeze and a USA debit card. Just tell them you're illegal, ain't got no money, and need everything you can get. It's the new Leftist (you wife qualifies) way.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jebediah 4/4/2020 2:29:41 PM (No. 368501)
Idiot!!!!!!! And why the H--- should WE, the American taxpayer, foot their security bill? Harry has tons of $ via his Mom, and now his Dad. And Meghan could pay the whole bill via her clothes allowance. We owe them NOTHING!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: padiva 4/4/2020 2:37:57 PM (No. 368507)
Can they get SS coverage when Biden chooses MM to be his VP candidate? /s
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Reply 21 - Posted by: TJ54 4/4/2020 2:44:06 PM (No. 368513)
Why should US taxpayers foot the bill for multi-millionaire foreigner's security? Are these propagandists really that stupid?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Maggie2u 4/4/2020 2:52:39 PM (No. 368519)
FTA...'this type of financial aid could be a significant blow to the 71-year-old monarch’s budget..." What a stupid article. First of all, Charles isn't the monarch. The monarch is the Queen, Harry's grandmother and she is 94yrs old this month, not 71 years old. Who ever wrote this is not very knowledgeable about who is who in England.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: aasilver 4/4/2020 2:52:43 PM (No. 368520)
Harry Markle and his no talent spouse are entitled to - nothing.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: tsquare 4/4/2020 3:01:50 PM (No. 368525)
US tax consequences should be interesting
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/4/2020 3:07:32 PM (No. 368528)
Poor widdle billionaires...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 4/4/2020 3:13:52 PM (No. 368534)
My pet theory: Prince Charles and the rest of the royal family accede to the whims and desires of Prince Dimbulb out of fear the latter will start talking about who his biological father is.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: udanja99 4/4/2020 3:26:09 PM (No. 368546)
Showing once again what a putz Chuckie is and how the queen should skip him and make William king upon her passing.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DVC 4/4/2020 3:45:02 PM (No. 368572)
Awww. The rich royals having to pay for their kid's upkeep. Tragic. /s off
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Reply 29 - Posted by: marbles 4/4/2020 3:59:22 PM (No. 368587)
The money that Charles has is from income generated by Duchy of Cornwall about 26 + mill per year. He's been the Duke of Cornwall for the last 50 years. That money comes from the working taxpayers of Cornwall..He makes additional money marketing foodstuffs with the " royal" name. Then there are the inheritances that comes down through the family. The Harkles want security, ask dad or pay it yourself. The Harkels are worth about 35 mil. America owes you NOTHING.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Norway 4/4/2020 4:07:36 PM (No. 368595)
Isn't that 'enabling?'
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Reply 31 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 4/4/2020 4:34:08 PM (No. 368613)
The royals might be indulging these two because they're sure Meghan will dump Harry at some point and they want Harry to come back when it happens.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: coldoc 4/4/2020 4:49:08 PM (No. 368621)
I am hoping all the benefits forthcoming from chuckdaddy will be taxable-by USA and california. No royal deductions in the code. Yippee.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: 4poster 4/4/2020 4:55:10 PM (No. 368626)
More of the soap opera of Sparkle Farkle Markle and friends.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: YorkieMom 4/4/2020 5:49:33 PM (No. 368654)
Daddy Charles is probably paying for security to keep Meghan from whining he’s a racist if he doesn’t. I’ve said before the smarter one of the two will divorce the other one. But, when both are not too bright, they just may stay together and use each other kind of like the Clintons and Obamas.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Nimby 4/4/2020 6:29:13 PM (No. 368673)
A 35 year old, mooching off his father! Didn’t he say he wanted to be his own man?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: paral04 4/4/2020 6:32:43 PM (No. 368675)
Didn't the anointed ones deny asking Trump for security?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/4/2020 6:59:19 PM (No. 368696)
Chuck, QE should remove you from the line of succession. And should designate William instead.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: marbles 4/4/2020 7:05:05 PM (No. 368701)
As we tune today ( cue the organ music), we find that sparkle farkle markel and her husband harkel and baby arkle are in fear for their safety. They are....were, after all, royalty. They feel that they need/deserve protection from the masses. The masses , that pay the majority of taxes feel that.............sparky, harky and arky, you're on your own. tune in next week, next month or next year for another chapter in " The Unmerry Wife of Windsor".........late of Canada, now appearing in L.A......... what a comedown.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: lakerman1 4/4/2020 7:15:44 PM (No. 368707)
Charles should demand a DNA test on Andrew. Princess Diana was diddling the stable boy, while Charles was diddling the old lady he wound up marrying. Andrew looks like the stable boy. 9Diana's paramour not actually the stable boy - he was a royal captain of some kind, in charge of the royal stables.)
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Annie Xango 4/4/2020 7:24:20 PM (No. 368710)
#39 first let me say..I love your posts!! however, you are a bit off the rails on this one..Diana and James Hewitt did not start their affair until Harry was two....and the Spencer line..(Diana...) is full of red heads..Her brother for example and.....a couple of her sisters..gray now..I suspect....but......... ...
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Reply 41 - Posted by: earlybird 4/4/2020 8:15:59 PM (No. 368761)
In old thyme Hollywood, starlets were pretty beginners. Newcomers. A Harvey Weinstein might have had his pick as they tried to climb the ladder of success. Nutmeg is nearly 40. OTH. Over The Hill. Mother of teenagers? Whatever would they do with her? No market for 40 year old cuteness. Why else would she and her mother have been desperate for her to latch onto H, as she calls him.???
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Reply 42 - Posted by: earlybird 4/4/2020 8:18:16 PM (No. 368763)
Re #40, we get that tiresome meme handed down, decade after decade. Don’t confuse them with the facts. It is THEIR meme and they will clutch at it, drag it in like a cat with a dead mouse, forever… They are blind to facts. Hopeless.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: earlybird 4/4/2020 8:25:39 PM (No. 368769)
To those worrying about someone wanting to kidnap any of this sorry lot, forget about it. When Andrew was cavorting with Epstein and Bubba, was his being kidnapped a worry for the Queen? There are dozens of minor royals going hither and yon every day without bodyguards. These two don’t even raise a blip on a kidnapper’s radar. And sadly, I’d say that includes poor little Archie, who couldn’t choose his parents. Nutmeg has been pushing for security because of Who She Is. (stop that giggling)
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Reply 44 - Posted by: or gate 4/4/2020 8:36:17 PM (No. 368774)
Who would hurt them? they are kind of funny.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: watashiyo 4/4/2020 9:00:52 PM (No. 368788)
2.5 million dollars in security payment from the father, ....will that be considered a taxable income for Harry?
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Reply 46 - Posted by: red1066 4/4/2020 9:30:28 PM (No. 368797)
Didn't they just want to be ordinary citizens by giving up all of their royal duties and titles? Tell them to call 911 if they have any problems like every other regular citizen does.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/4/2020 10:13:56 PM (No. 368814)
It is about time. Harry and Meghan are not the responsibility of the US. I am sure that any threats would be passed on to their security or Buckingham Palace if needed, but Daddy can pay for his boy's security.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/4/2020 10:15:51 PM (No. 368818)
Harry will always BE a royal, due to his birth parents, that will never change. But he is trying to make a life for himself outside The Palace, and I hope these two succeed. Is that not what everyone has been saying for about a decade now anyway? That most of the royals should get a job? Well Harry is trying, and yet people still are whining.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: DVC 4/5/2020 2:04:57 AM (No. 368926)
#35, yeah, sure...but not if if requires WORK!
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Reply 50 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/5/2020 2:34:23 AM (No. 368944)
I can see why they like MOOoochelle and Barry. Not happening sista. Mommy needs to come up with better ideas.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: mifla 4/5/2020 4:53:01 AM (No. 369002)
Security from what?
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Sam1 4/5/2020 5:48:40 AM (No. 369018)
It was only a matter of time before the Queen and/or Charles asked President Trump to provide and pay for the Harkles security. One of the media whores asked President Trump if we would be paying for their security, and he took the opportunity to let it be known we would not be paying for the despicable duo.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Maggie2u 4/5/2020 1:53:21 PM (No. 369523)
Poster #39, I'm kind of curious, why would Charles want a DNA test on his brother Andrew?
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The Minneapolis mayor is asking for federal help cleaning up and rebuilding his city after rioters caused at least $55 million worth of damage through looting, burning, and defacing public and private property. That cost estimate is likely to increase in the coming days as government officials continue to tally the damage done in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Mayor Jacob Frey said according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and the state’s congressional delegation are also pushing the Trump administration and Congress for funding. On Tuesday, city officials released an initial estimate of $55 million in damage done to at least 220 buildings.
Mr. President, It’s Time to Investigate George
Soros for Funding Domestic Terrorism
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Posted by ladydawgfan 6/5/2020 2:22:52 AM Post Reply
Mr. President, you’ve taken step one: Declaring Antifa a domestic terrorist organization. That was a brilliant move. Now it’s time for step number two: Cut the head off the snake. We’ve got to move to aggressively cut off the funding of domestic terrorism. Those who provide funding are terrorists themselves. Who is providing the funding? There are many suspects. Suspect number one is globalist billionaire George Soros and his Open Society Foundation. It starts there. Is Soros guilty? That’s way above my pay grade. That’s why we need a global investigation. And indictments and a trial.
Chicago’s South Side Left With Few
Food Options After Weekend Violence
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Posted by Ribicon 6/5/2020 4:22:51 PM Post Reply
Chicago—It was bad before and it’s even worse now. Food deserts in some South Side communities have even fewer choices for groceries after the weekend’s violence. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra has more from Bronzeville with a look at how it’s impacting the community. For neighbors, the Jewel-Osco on 75th is the grocery store. But no longer.(Snip) On Sunday night, it was ravaged by looters, as you can see by the aftermath captured in video from the next day, leaving neighbors frustrated. “It’s not what you do. It’s how do you do it,” Wright said. “What did we accomplish,
California lawmakers need federal
bailout to plug budget holes
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Posted by StormCnter 6/6/2020 10:05:29 AM Post Reply
California’s Legislature now has a pandemic-battered budget plan: Pray, wait and hope for the best. More seriously, Democratic leaders want to postpone the pain carried in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed spending cuts to meet a looming $54.3 billion shortfall. Both the governor and his counterparts in the Legislature know the depth of the problem: a crashing economy, rising jobless and health bills, and no end in sight for the coronavirus threat. Both are leaning on the thin wish that more federal stimulus money will ride to the rescue though that brewing bailout is stalled in Washington. Thank the Republicans in the Senate for refusing
Fleeing the Collapsing Imperium 31 replies
Posted by Boni 6/6/2020 8:34:20 AM Post Reply
I’ve been thinking that the US is in a May 1968 moment, but that’s probably too optimistic. A reader who is a prominent Washingtonian (he identified himself, and I verified it; I’m not using his name to protect him) wrote this morning to say that he and a number of people he know are leaving the city for good in the wake of this past week’s violence. He writes, and I quote with his permission: I’m out.
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